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Spring 2018 Newsletter

Check out what's new within the ME Department


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Spring 2018 Engineering Senior Design Day

May 2, 2018: The Spring 2018 Engineering Senior Design Day took place on May 2, 2018 at Montezuma Hall in the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union. Over 90 senior design projects were displayed.


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Graduate Student Luca Carmignani wins Best Poster Award at UCSD Jacobs School of Engineering Research Expo 2018

April 24, 2018: Luca Carmignani was awarded the M. Lea Rudee Outstanding Poster Award as well as the Katie Osterday Best Poster Award for the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the 2018 Research Expo, an annual opportunity for alumni, industry partners and faculty to connect, collaborate and recruit graduate students.


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Dr. Eugene Olevsky appointed Interim Dean for the College of Engineering

April 6, 2018: Dr. Eugene Olevsky, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies in the College of Engineering, has been appointed to Interim Dean of the College of Engineering. The search for the next Dean of the College of Engineering will begin in Fall 2018.


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Dr. George Youssef receives grants from NASA and Amorcast Products Company

March 19, 2018: Dr. Youssef received a $18,354 grant from NASA to conduct research on rim driven impeller pumps for space application and a $26,697 grant from Amorcast Products Company to conduct research on the characterization of creep behavior of E-glass/Epoxy composite panels.

Explore SDSU 2018

March 17, 2018: Explore SDSU is a free, all-campus event featuring an information fair, academic program information sessions, tours and open houses. Various ME faculty and student organizations showcased their labs and projects.


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Dr. George Youssef appointed as an Office of Naval Research Summer Fellow in the 2018 ONR Summer Faculty Research Program

March 12, 2018: Dr. Youssef has been appointed as a Summer Fellow to NSWC-Carderock in the 2018 ONR Summer Faculty Research Program. The Office of Naval Research sponsers the annual 10-week Summer Faculty Research Program to provide faculty members from US institutions to participate in reseach with their professional colleagues at U.S. Navy laboratories.


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Dr. Moon and colleagues receive $1.8 million grant from the NIH

March 5, 2018: Dr. Kee Moon, along with Dr. Guadalupe Ayala (Health & Human Services), Dr. Jose Castillo (Computational Science Research Center), Dr. Morteza Mehrabadi (Engineering) and Dr. Stanley Maloy (Graduate & Research Affairs) were awarded a $1.8 million grant from the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities Research.


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ME Students Receive President's Award at the 2018 Student Research Symposium

March 3, 2018: Sophia Stepp (Mechanical Undergraduate) and Sophia Do (Bioengineering Graduate) were awarded the President's Award at the 2018 Student Research Symposium, taking place on March 2nd-March 3rd at the Conrad Prebys Aztec Student Union. Both work in the Experimental Mechanics Lab under the supervision of Dr. George Youssef.


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Graduate ME Student Vi Vu wins Women in Engineering Award at the 2018 Student Research Symposium

March 3, 2018: Vi Vu, a Mechanical and Aerospace Graduate Student, received the Women in Engineering Award, sponsered by Satish Sharma at the 2018 SRS. Vi Vu works under the supervision of Dr. Karen May-Newman.


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Bioengineering Undergraduate Nikolas Marquez-Maya wins Provost's Award in Engineering at the 2018 Student Research Symposium

March 3, 2018: Nikolas Marquez-Maya, along with lab mates Ricardo Montes and Saniya Salim, presented their research conducted through the Cardiovascular Bioengineering Laboratory, directed by Dr. Karen May-Newman


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Dr. May-Newman selected as 2017 Engineering Educator of the Year

February 1, 2018: Dr. May-Newman was selected by the San Diego County Engineering Council (SDCEC) as Engineering Educator of the Year and the winner of the prestitgious Outstanding Engineering Educator Award for 2017.


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Dr. Joaquin Camacho's publication featured on the cover of ChemPhysChem journal

February 1, 2018: Dr. Camacho contributed to a publication that was featured as a "Very Important Paper" on the cover of the ChemPhysChem journal. The work is entitled, "Phase Equilibrium of TiO2 Nanocrystals in Flame-Assisted Chemical Vapor Deposition".


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Dr. Kee Moon receives grant from Sejong University

January 22, 2018: Dr. Moon received a $58,900 grant from Sejong University to implant an international engineering program for Sejong University, South Korea over a period of two weeks in the summer here at SDSU.


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EIS Dedication and Open House

January 16, 2018: The Engineering & Interdisciplinary Sciences Complex Dedication and Open House took place on January 16, 2018. Many SDSU donors, stakeholders, faculty, staff, students and even Mayor Kevin Faulconer were in attendance.


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Dr. Youssef and ME Graduate Students receive Special Recognition Award at 30th Annual CSU Biotechnology Symposium

January 13, 2018: Team FOAM, which consisted of Nathan Reed (MSME Student), Scott Newacheck (Ph.D. student) and Dr. George Youssef (Assistant Professor), who worked collaboratively for over 10 weeks on interviweing end-users, domain experts, and professionals in the area of orthotics and foam manufacturers. The team presented their findings and experience during the 30th Annual CSU Biotechnology Symposium and won the Judges Special Recognition Award.


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Award from the US Department of the Army MSI STEM Research & Development Consortium

January 11, 2018: Dr. Eugene Olevsky was granted a $358,735 award, over three years, in order to conduct research for the MSI STEM Research & Development Consortium. Along with the award, San Diego State University has become a member of the US Department of the Army MSI STEM Research & Development Consortium.


 

job opportunities

Department of Mechanical Engineering Job Opportunities

- Full-Time Faculty Position in Biomedical Sensors and Nanotechnology

-Full-Time Faculty Position in Advanced Manufacturing

- Full-Time Faculty Position in Automation and Control in Manufacturing

-Part-Time Faculty (Lecturer)

- Full-Time Lecturer Position In Mechanical Engineering At SDSU


 

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5500 Campanile Drive

San Diego, CA 92182-1323